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"Special Statement" ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 1127 am EST Thu Feb 11 2016 ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Friday Feb.12 16,12:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Bill Lindsay III Sworn In as Suffolk County Legislator

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The son of the late Presiding Officer Bill Lindsay was sworn into office in January.

Holbrook, NY - January 9, 2013 - Bill Lindsay III was sworn in as Suffolk County Legislator on Thursday January 2, succeeding his father, the late Presiding Officer Bill Lindsay. Lindsay III will represent Suffolk County’s 8th legislative district, which encompasses the communities of Bayport, Blue Point, Bohemia, Holbrook, Holtsville, Oakdale, Sayville, West Sayville and parts of North Patchogue. 
 
“I am truly humbled to have been elected to serve the people of this district and I am very proud to follow in the footsteps of the many great legislators before me,” said Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay III. “I am very eager to start working with all of our community members to bring economic growth and sustainability to our region.”
 
Lindsay III, a native to the 8th legislative district, graduated from Sachem High School in 1990 and St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue Campus, in 1994; earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Lindsay III has worked as an insurance broker for the past 20 years, his most recent job being Regional Vice-President of the Capacity Group.
 
Lindsay III’s goals as a legislator are to promote local economic growth, facilitate business creation and expansion, revitalize downtowns, protect the environment, attack the drug problem on Long Island, and make government more accessible for all Suffolk County residents.
 
To contact Legislator Bill Lindsay III please call 631-854-9611 or email him at William.Lindsay@suffolkcountyny.gov

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